Brewers Sign David Weathers


Well-traveled right-hander David Weathers will stay put for the time being after signing a one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers Friday.

Weathers was claimed off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds on June 24 and went 4-1 with a 3.21 ERA in 28 relief appearances for the Brewers. Overall in 1998, the 29-year-old Weathers was 6-5 with a 4.91 ERA in 44 outings -- including nine starts for the Reds.

Since breaking into the majors in 1991, Weathers has been with the Florida Marlins, Cleveland Indians, Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees in addition to the Reds and Brewers. He was a middle reliever on the Yankees' 1996 World Championship team.

The Brewers also made a front-office move, naming Tom Gausden vice president and general counsel.

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